Spinning Down Idle Drives

January 17, 2012

http://www.havetheknowhow.com/Configure-the-server/Spin-down-idle-drives.html

How to spin down idle drives in Ubuntu, add

command_line { hdparm -S 241 /dev/sdb }

to /etc/hdparm.conf for 30 minute spindown.

Tags: hdparm